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	2nd Announcement of a Symposium in Washington, D.C.


	   September 5-7, 2001 at the Washington Plaza Hotel


>>>  Reminder:
>>>  Early Registration Deadline is only 3 WEEKS AWAY !!!
>>>        Register by May 21, 2001 and SAVE $50

The meeting will highlight key science results from the first two
years of operation of the Chandra X-ray Observatory.  Virtually all
topics in X-ray astronomy will be covered, including (but not limited
to) stellar corona, supernova remnants, high resolution AGN
spectroscopy, black holes, neutron stars, normal galaxies, galaxy
clusters, resolution of the X-ray background, gamma-ray bursts, etc.
Contributions covering recent results from XMM-Newton and other X-ray
observatories will also be presented.
Registration and Abstract Forms, and more information
can be found on the Symposium Web page:


The list of review talks and the speakers is included below.  The
schedule allows for 15 minute contributed talks. These will be chosen
from the abstract submitted before the June 15th deadline. The posters
will be displayed during 3 days of the meeting.

		Invited Speakers
  Lars Bildsten     Neutron Star X-ray Binaries
  Niel Brandt       Results from the Chandra Deep Survey of the HDF-N Region
  Andy Fabian       Cooling Flows and Clusters
  Ian George        Grating Spectra of NGC 3783 and AGN
  Riccardo Giacconi The Cosmic X-ray Background and the Chandra Southern Deep
  Manuel Guedel     X-ray Emission from Stellar Corona
  Una Hwang          Supernova Remnants
  Andy King         Ultra-Luminous Binaries in External Galaxies
  Ramesh Narayan    Black Holes in XRB and Galactic Cores
  Andrea Prestwich  Nearby Spiral Galaxies
  Rita Sambruna     The Physics of Extragalactic Jets in the Chandra Era
  Kim Weaver        The Starburst/AGN Connection and Outflows
  Ed Weiler         Future NASA Astrophysics Missions
  Ray White         Diffuse Gas and X-ray Binary Populations in
			Elliptical Galaxies

Early Registration   May 21
Abstract Deadline    June 15
Final Registration   July 15
Final Program        August 6
Symposium	     Sept. 5-7

This meeting is organized by the Chandra X-ray Center, Marshall Space
Flight Center, Goddard Space Flight Center, and the University of
Maryland. This meeting will also be the 12th Maryland Annual
Astrophysics Conference.

A service of the
High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC)

Questions or comments should go to request@athena.gsfc.nasa.gov